Obesity is the number one cause of nutritional and endocrine health problem in our pets. Veterinarians estimate up to 50% of pets in the United States are either overweight or obese. Obesity can contribute to a variety of serious medical conditions such as:
- Cranial cruciate ligament rupture
- Intervertebral disc disease
- Endocrine disease (i.e. diabetes, pancreatitis, hypothyroidism)
- Heart disease
- Respiratory problems
- Decreased life span
Up & Running Canine Rehabilitation offers weight loss programs to safely and effectively help your pet attain a healthy weight. Our plans combine therapeutic exercise and water therapy with nutritional counseling and routine weigh-ins to monitor progress. With Up & Running’s weight loss program in Avon Lake, your pet will become healthier, happier, and more active, leading to an overall better quality of life.